Moqueca Fish stew2021-08-06
- Prep Time: 30m
- Cook Time: 20m
- Ready In: 50m
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Moqueca is a stewed fish, cooked with a particular oil (dende) and coconut milk.
It is a typical dish of the cuisine of Bahia, northeast of Brazil. The fish in Brazil is used the badejo, a type of grouper or hake.
The result is a very tasty and easy to prepare dish.
Ready in 50 min.
- 800g of fish fillets (grouper or hake)
- 10 shrimp
- 1 red pepper
- 1 lemon
- 1 onion
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 2 peeled tomatoes
- 3 sprigs of cilantro (or parsley)
- half a glass of olive oil
- 200 ml. of coconut milk
- 1 chopped chilli, salt and pepper
To marinate the cleaned and peeled fish and prawns, arrange in a saucepan together with the lemon juice, salt, chopped garlic. leave for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, cut the onions, pepper and tomatoes into slices. In a large pot (preferably a crock pot) with a little oil, put half of the cut ingredients.
Place the fish and shrimp on top, then add the cilantro, onions, peppers, chilli, remaining tomatoes and olive oil.
Finally add the coconut milk and cook for about 15-20 minutes.
Never stir during cooking. Shake gently from time to time.
Then turn off and serve it after sprinkling it with chopped coriander or parsley with Brazilian rice.